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HIV/AIDS and the effect on Latino families: A curriculum development project
by Garcia, Maria D., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2009, 97; 1466206
Abstract (Summary)

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has affected many parents and their children. HIV/AIDS does not discriminate against gender, age, socio-economic, ethnicity or race. A historical overview of the HIV/AIDS epidemic is presented. Furthermore, cultural challenges apply to the following communities: Latino, African American, Native American, and Asian population are discussed. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has forced the government to develop laws and policies to protect those infected with HIV/AIDS. In addition, the HIV/AIDS epidemic which has created a challenge to the child welfare and legal system are addressed. Lastly, recommendations and intervention to the social work profession are outline.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Goodman, Catherine C.
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 47/05M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Health education, Hispanic American studies
Publication Number: 1466206
ISBN: 978-1-109-16793-1
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